RESUME

Andrea Sturdivant

5515 Snow White Ln|Charlotte, NC 28213|Phone:(980)207.9860|andrea.n.sturdivant@gmail.com|HTTPS://ANDREASTURDIVANT.COM/

Key Skills

News Writing

Multimedia Reporting

News Writing

Television writing

Creative Writing

AP Style/SEO

Proofreading/ Editing

Copy Editing

Social Media Management

Content Management System

WordPress

Video Production

Non-Linear Editing

Final Cut Pro 7/Final Cut Pro X

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Edius Software

AP ENPS

SEO writing

Social Media writing

Technology Summary

Videography

Equipment set up

Non-linear Editing

Final Cut Pro 7/Final Cut Pro X

Time Management

Video Script Writing

Windows, PC & Mac OS Platforms

JVC Cameras

Sony HXR-NX100 Cameras

Canon XF105 Video Cameras

Video Production

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Studio Production

Pre/Post Video Production

 

  Professional Summary

Writer with over five years of online journalism experience, proficient in social media, content management systems, in-depth knowledge of video production, editing techniques, video equipment and excellent communication skills.

Professional Experience

Carolina Monthly — Remote Contributing Writer, 2017 to present

Uncovering newsworthy stories in North Carolina on culture, music, events, films and places.

Maintained strong social media and brand presence across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Davidson College — Davidson, NC Freelance Camera operator, 2017 to present

Composing and framing camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve compelling video for commercial, educational and internal use.

Setting up Sony HXR-NX100 and audio equipment includes tripods, lighting cables and mics, lavalier mics, transmissions and headphones.

Kingdom Covenant Christian Church — Matthews, NC Writer/Videographer,2017 to Present

Concept, pitch, script, shoot, and edit videos as needed that directly impact Kingdom Covenant Christian Church(pastor and First Lady), children, ministries, and church events.

Produce a variety of videos including sermons, church promotional pieces for social media, storytelling and testimonial videos, church ministries, and fun and energetic videos for our church events.

Blasting News — Remote Freelance Writer, 2016 To Present

Crafting content of news, gathering information, asking and placing telephone calls from sources and general public.

Utilized social media analytics tools such as Search Engine Optimization to track visitors.

Entercom Media — Charlotte, NC Promotions Event Staff, 2016 to present

Execute radio station’s live broadcast and/or remotes on a daily basis.

Execute radio station promotional activities at event locations including set-up and take down tents, tables, sound system, etc.

WordPress — Remote Writer/Blogger, 2012 to present

Crafting content of news, short-stories, copy writing, press releases, and newsletters.

Handling social media marketing activities such as posting to Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google +and Facebook

Freelance Experience

Carolina School of Broadcasting/WSOC-TV — Charlotte, NC Producer/Videographer, 2016 “Cornelius Jazz Festival-Carolina Connection”

Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Assistant Producer/Videographer, 2016 “Pirate Cove Classic Band Competition”

Beasley Media Group — Charlotte, NC Camera Operator, 2016 “Former President Barack Obama’s Personal Assistant and Aide Reggie Love”

Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Production Assistant, 2015 “Stand Against Racism & Sarcoma Stomp”

Queen City Bible College — Charlotte, NC Assistant Editor, 2010-2011 “Narcissism In the Church”

Internships

WBTV —Charlotte, NC JOB Shadow, 2017

Kingdom Covenant Christian Church — Matthews, NC Digital Media Intern, 2016 to 2017

BellaLove, Inc — Cornelius, NC Video Production Intern, 2016

Victory Christian Center Church — Charlotte, NC Production Assistant Intern, 2015-2016

Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Production Assistant Intern, 2015-2016

Danielle Davis Creative Group LLC — Charlotte, NC Media Relations Intern, 2015-2016

WBTV — Charlotte, NC News Intern, 2015-2016

WCCB — Charlotte, NC job Shadow, 2015

Education

Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC

Certificate in Digital Media Technology,2016

Ashford University — Clinton, IA

BA in Journalism, 2014